September 19, 2019
“It’s a Family Thing!” – ISA supports World Diabetes Day 2018

“It’s a Family Thing!” – ISA supports World Diabetes Day 2018


Family is the best team you can have in life When it comes to diabetes prevention and management you are not alone
When it comes to diabetes prevention and management you are not alone You have a powerful ally: your family Because diabetes care starts from home! Managing diabetes requires daily treatment regular monitoring a healthy lifestyle and ongoing education Each family member has a unique, key role to play In every family, each member can help raise awareness that detecting diabetes early is critical to preventing complications later in life encourage and support one another in eating healthy meals and exercise together provide emotional support to those with diabetes in the family, helping to reduce the disease-related stress and fear ensure adherence to the treatment provide access to proper and ongoing education But family life needs to be fun too! Go for a walk a ride a swim or anything active that you all enjoy doing together as a family! Remember, there is no particular “diabetes diet” The right diet for diabetes is simply a healthy family diet with some adjustments to the individual’s needs Life can still taste “sweet” with diabetes and low calorie sweeteners can help you keep enjoying some of your family’s favourite treats with less sugar and fewer calories

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